merry merry

I got a micrometer today. I don’t know what to measure with it yet. I can measure paper and a post it note is 4.95 micrometers thick. My hair is exactly 2 microns thick.
I had a dream that I went to dog obedience summer camp in cambodia during the vietnam war. The war was coming to an end, the camp couselors knew we would have to leave early, so they decided to give us a special trip to phnom penh. When I got to the city with my group (we flew, it sucked, i hate flying low over the jungle when there’s a war on) we decided to meet at the german restaurant in the middle of town. I had a wad of american dollars I wanted exchanged into baht (i’ve since discovered that the unit of currency in cambodia is the riel, i knew the baht was thai, but in my dream i could only work with what I knew). Of course, the first place I went to exchange my money was the flashy new Target store on the outskirts of phnom penh. The lady behind the counter had to consult her binders to see who would back the american dollar. I tried to explain that america itself would back it’s own money, but it was all very bureaucratic, she had to look it up. When I got my money I wandered into the bathroom and was surprised to see families having picnics in the bathroom. I chose a stall and the door was not full size and you could see me sitting there. As I finished up my business (it stayed in my dream, I didn’t pee the bed) I realized that the bathroom opened completely into the Target cafeteria and that was why people were picnicking in the bathroom AND the people in the cafeteria could see me.
I hope someone in the dream target cafeteria was eating a pretzel and got grossed out.
It’s official, my housewarming is 8/27. Who’s coming? There will be food and happiness and joy!
Okay, thanks for the emails and comments. The world will not end if I don’t do my dishes, the planet will not spin out of control or anything like that! Once I calmed myself, reminded myself that this is mine and I am beholden to no one, I actually managed to be productive. I did the dishes, all of the laundry, arranged my room, did all my filing and made a well balanced, tasty and nutritious dinner for David and I to eat at the freshly cleared table.
Where’s a good place to get cheap wine in minneapolis? or, barring that, who wants to go to chicago for an overnight?